Sharpshooters Monuments

Sharpshooters Monument Tablet.

Gettysburg 160

Erected: 1896.

Location: Located on west side of West Confederate Avenue, south of Berdan Avenue.

Description: One of eight cast iron tablets that provide direction to battle positions of units not adjacent to or visible from park avenues and public roads, identify breastworks, and designate the right flank of each of the armies. Similar in appearance to the avenue tablets, the lettering and borders are raised and painted a contrasting color to the black of the painted iron tablets. The tablets are mounted on fluted cast iron posts. Denotes the location of the 3rd Maine Marker, and the New York and Vermont Sharpshooters Monument on Berdan Avenue.